Gordon W. Makinster BS ’56, MEd ’61, January 31, 2018, age 87. Makinster taught physical education and served as a track and field coach at Wilson High School in Portland. He also worked as scorekeeper for the Portland Trailblazers for their first 25 years of existence. Survivors include wife Beverly and daughters Judy and Donna.
From 1950 to 1959
Merlin “Bud” White MAT ’58 was inducted into Tigard High School’s first-ever Hall of Fame class for athletic achievement. At Tigard High, White was a track and field state champion in the 100- and 220-meter dashes. At Lewis & Clark, White continued competing and was a Northwest Conference champion several times, setting records that stood for decades.